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awkward

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

1 awkward

Causing inconvenience.

Roget 853: ridiculous, ludicrous; comical; droll, funny, laughable, pour rire, grotesque, farcical, odd; whimsical, whimsical as a dancing bear; fanciful, fantastic, ... meer laten zien

Roget 851: in bad taste vulgar, unrefined.    coarse, indecorous, ribald, gross; unseemly, unbeseeming, unpresentable; contra bonos mores [Lat.]; ungraceful etc. (ugly) 846.    ... meer laten zien

Roget 579: inelegant, graceless, ungraceful; harsh, abrupt; dry, stiff, cramped, formal, guinde [Fr.]; forced, labored; artificial, mannered, ... meer laten zien

2 awkward

Lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance.

3 awkward

Difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape:
— An awkward bundle to carry.

synoniemen: bunglesome, clumsy, ungainly.

Roget 846: ugly, ugly as sin, ugly as a toad, ugly as a scarecrow, ugly as a dead monkey; plain, bald (unadorned) 849; homely; ordinary, unornamental, inartistic; unsightly, ... meer laten zien

4 awkward

Not elegant or graceful in expression:
— An awkward prose style.

synoniemen: clumsy, cumbersome, ill-chosen, inapt, inept.

Roget 647: inexpedient, undesirable; unadvisable, inadvisable; objectionable; inapt, ineligible, inadmissible, inconvenient; incommodious, discommodious; disadvantageous; inappropriate, unfit ... meer laten zien

Roget 830: causing pain, hurting etc. v.; hurtful etc. (bad) 649; painful; dolorific, dolorous; unpleasant; unpleasing, ... meer laten zien

Roget 699: unskillful etc. 698; inexpert; bungling etc. v.; awkward, clumsy, unhandy, lubberly, gauche, maladroit; ... meer laten zien

5 awkward

Hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment:
— Awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion.
— An awkward pause followed his remark.

synoniemen: embarrassing, sticky, unenviable.

Roget 704: difficult, not easy, hard, tough; troublesome, toilsome, irksome; operose, laborious, onerous, arduous, Herculean, formidable; sooner said than done; ... meer laten zien

Pools: niezręczny

6 awkward

Socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner:
— Awkward and reserved at parties.

synoniemen: ill at ease, uneasy.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Latinate, all thumbs, blankminded, blunderheaded, blundering, bombastic, boorish, bulky, bumbling, bungling, butterfingered, callow, careless, clownish, clumsy, clumsy-fisted, confused, contrary, cramped, crosswise ... meer laten zien.

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